“I will so
legislate,” he said, “in conjunction with you.”
“Do you agree, then,” said I, “that we have set
dialectics above all other studies to be as it were the coping-stone1—and that no other higher kind of study could rightly be
placed above it,
1 For ὥσπερθριγκός cf. Eur.Herc. Fur.
1283: and Phileb. 38 C-D
Plato. Plato in Twelve Volumes, Vols. 5 & 6 translated by Paul Shorey. Cambridge, MA, Harvard University Press; London, William Heinemann Ltd. 1969.
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